Wednesday, 12 Jun 2024

The Best Serie A Forwards of 2022-2023

Serie A is known for being one of the best football leagues in the world, and the 2022-2023 season showcased some exceptional attacking talent. In this article, we will take a closer look at the top forwards in the Italian league during that season.

Victor Osimhen: The Sensational Scorer

Victor Osimhen had a breakout season with Napoli, establishing himself as one of the most lethal forwards in Serie A. The 24-year-old Nigerian striker scored an impressive 26 goals, claiming the top scorer title for the season. Osimhen’s performances were truly remarkable, and it’s no wonder that teams like Manchester United are vying to sign him. Whether it was Hellas Verona, Roma, or Juventus, Osimhen proved he could find the back of the net against any opponent.

Victor Osimhen
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Stats in the 2022-2023 Serie A Season:

  • Apps: 32
  • Goals: 26
  • Assists: 4
  • Goal Involvements: 30
  • Shots on Target: 55
  • Chances Created: 34
  • Big Chances Created: 2
  • Successful Dribbles: 25
  • Big Chances Missed: 24
  • Goals Scored on Penalty: 2
  • Minutes Played: 2583
  • Minutes per Goal: 99
  • Expected Goals: 21.38
  • Expected Assists: 1.7
  • Goals per 90: 0.91
  • Expected Goals per 90: 0.74
  • Expected Assists per 90: 0.06
  • Shots per 90: 4.7
  • Shots on Target per 90: 1.9
  • Successful Dribbles per 90: 0.9

Lautaro Martinez: The Dynamic Striker

Lautaro Martinez, the Argentinian forward for Inter Milan, had yet another brilliant season. With 21 goals and 6 assists, Martinez was a key contributor to Inter Milan’s success. He consistently found the back of the net and showcased his ability to create chances for his teammates as well. Martinez finished the season as the second-highest scorer and played an instrumental role in Inter Milan’s challenge for the Serie A title.

Lautaro Martinez
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Stats in the 2022-2023 Serie A Season:

  • Apps: 38
  • Goals: 21
  • Assists: 6
  • Goal Involvements: 27
  • Shots on Target: 53
  • Chances Created: 46
  • Big Chances Created: 9
  • Successful Dribbles: 29
  • Big Chances Missed: 19
  • Goals Scored on Penalty: 1
  • Minutes Played: 2576
  • Minutes per Goal: 123
  • Expected Goals: 18.14
  • Expected Assists: 2.9
  • Goals per 90: 0.73
  • Expected Goals per 90: 0.63
  • Expected Assists per 90: 0.10
  • Shots per 90: 4.4
  • Shots on Target per 90: 1.9
  • Successful Dribbles per 90: 1.0

Rafael Leao: The Rising Star

AC Milan’s Rafael Leao had his best season yet, showcasing his immense talent and potential. The 23-year-old Portuguese forward scored 15 goals and provided 8 assists, making him one of the most influential players in Serie A. Leao’s performances were nothing short of exceptional, as he consistently found the back of the net and created opportunities for his teammates. He was a key factor in AC Milan’s success throughout the season.

Rafael Leao
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Stats in the 2022-2023 Serie A Season:

  • Apps: 35
  • Goals: 15
  • Assists: 8
  • Goal Involvements: 23
  • Shots on Target: 29
  • Chances Created: 49
  • Big Chances Created: 15
  • Successful Dribbles: 77
  • Big Chances Missed: 12
  • Goals Scored on Penalty: 0
  • Minutes Played: 2430
  • Minutes per Goal: 162
  • Expected Goals: 10.86
  • Expected Assists: 6.2
  • Goals per 90: 0.56
  • Expected Goals per 90: 0.40
  • Expected Assists per 90: 0.23
  • Shots per 90: 3.4
  • Shots on Target per 90: 1.1
  • Successful Dribbles per 90: 2.9

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: The Georgian Sensation

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, often referred to as Kvaradona by the Napoli faithful, had an incredible season. The 22-year-old Georgian forward was a crucial contributor to Napoli’s title-winning campaign, providing 12 goals and 10 assists. Kvaratskhelia’s ability to create chances and dribble past opponents was outstanding, making him one of the standout performers in Serie A. His contributions on the pitch were instrumental in Napoli’s success.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
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Stats in the 2022-2023 Serie A Season:

  • Apps: 34
  • Goals: 12
  • Assists: 10
  • Goal Involvements: 22
  • Shots on Target: 32
  • Chances Created: 54
  • Big Chances Created: 14
  • Successful Dribbles: 75
  • Big Chances Missed: 3
  • Goals Scored on Penalty: 2
  • Minutes Played: 2539
  • Minutes per Goal: 212
  • Expected Goals: 7.38
  • Expected Assists: 6.6
  • Goals per 90: 0.43
  • Expected Goals per 90: 0.26
  • Expected Assists per 90: 0.24
  • Shots per 90: 3.0
  • Shots on Target per 90: 1.1
  • Successful Dribbles per 90: 2.7

Conclusion

The 2022-2023 Serie A season was filled with outstanding performances from some of the best forwards in the world. Victor Osimhen, Lautaro Martinez, Rafael Leao, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, and many others showcased their immense talent, contributing to their respective teams’ success. Serie A continues to be a league that attracts top talent and provides fans with thrilling football. As we look forward to future seasons, we can expect more exciting displays of attacking prowess from these incredible forwards.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who was the top scorer in the 2022-2023 Serie A season?
A: Victor Osimhen, the Napoli striker, claimed the top scorer title with 26 goals.

Q: Which forward had the most assists in Serie A during the 2022-2023 season?
A: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, the Napoli winger, recorded the most assists with 10.

Q: How many goals did Lautaro Martinez score in the 2022-2023 Serie A season?
A: Lautaro Martinez, the Inter Milan forward, scored 21 goals in the season.

Q: Who was considered the breakout star of the 2022-2023 Serie A season?
A: Rafael Leao of AC Milan had an exceptional season, establishing himself as a rising star in Serie A.

Q: Which forward had the best overall contributions in terms of goals and assists in Serie A during the 2022-2023 season?
A: Victor Osimhen of Napoli had the highest goal involvements, scoring 26 goals and providing 4 assists.

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